Winter Storm Warning for Des Moines region

If the snow this weekend wasn't enough to deal with...there's more on the way.

The National Weather Service issued a Winter Storm Watch for most of the Central and East part of the state from noon Monday to noon Tuesday (for the eastern part of Iowa from 3pm Monday until 3pm Tuesday)..

A new prediction map from forecasters indicates that the Des Moines area could receive from 4 to 6 inches of snow during the period, along with most communities in the central third of the state.

Cedar Rapids is expected to receive from 6 to 8 inches as are Waterloo, Fort Dodge, Algona, Mason City and Dubuque. Iowa City and areas to the east could get 4 to 8 inches. In Decorah in far northeast Iowa, they're projecting from 8 inches to a foot of new snow.

Meanwhile, areas south of US Highway 34 could expect three to four inches of snow.

WHO Radio News


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